Recent Blog Posts

  • Tips for Keeping your Poultry Hydrated During Hot Weather

    August 1, 2013
    Water is essential in your poultry surviving the hot weather. Here are some tips for keeping your poultry hydrated during the summer months. Position water containers in the shade. If water is too hot (or too cold) chickens will not drink enough to keep egg production up.
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  • Tips for Controlling Flies in Feed Lots and Pastures

    July 1, 2013
    Warmer weather almost always guarantees an increase in the number of flies that can adversely affect cattle performance and health.
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  • How to Adjust Horses to the Changing Seasons

    June 1, 2013
    Changing seasons can bring about potential problems for horses and their owners. Pasture quality changes with every season, but the changes from summer to fall are especially significant. During the fall, there are often warm sunny days and cool nights.
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  • Summer Tips for Raising Healthy Goats

    June 1, 2013
    Some people think goats can practically feed and care for themselves. But goats need care and attention, especially in summer. Here are some tips: Water is essential for temperature control, waste excretion, electrolyte balance, digestion and more.
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  • How to Prevent and Minimize Problems When Introducing Horses to Spring Pastures

    May 1, 2013
    For some horses, the advent of spring means that the source of forage changes from hay to fresh grass. If this is the case, the horse owner should take care to minimize the risk of laminitis as horses are exposed to fresh pastures. Why can fresh grass cause laminitis in horses?
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  • How to Keep Your Cattle and Pasture Healthy and Productive

    May 1, 2013
    Even though pastures look green and lush in spring and early summer, grass production alone might not be able to meet all your cattle’s nutritional needs.
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  • How to Stop Your Dog from Kicking Up Dirt

    April 2, 2013
    After doing their "business", many dogs like to kick up dirt. Why is this? Dogs that kick up dirt are simply trying to spread their scent as far as they can.
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  • Tips for Keeping Your Cat Relaxed

    April 2, 2013
    If your cat is particularly ornery or you are bringing home a new kitten, here are a few tips for a stress free environment. First, there are plenty of ways to tell if your cat is stressed. A cat will puff out the fur on its tail when it is upset.
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  • How To Care For Your Pet Rabbit

    March 1, 2013
    As the owner of a pet rabbit, you should know the basics on how to create a safe, loving environment for them. There are many things you should know about as a rabbit owner, diet and housing being just two of them.
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  • Protection and Support for Optimal Joint Health

    February 1, 2013
    Daily exercise and the rigors of competition are some of the most common causes of joint injuries in horses, injuries which can lead to a considerable amount of lost training time.
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